• NNPC pipelines attack: New militant group claims responsibility

    NNPC pipelines attack: New militant group claims responsibility

    Two Nigerian state-owned oil pipelines were blown up in the delta region Friday in attacks blamed on the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) militant group, a local security official said Saturday.

    “The attacks targeted two pipelines located in the same zone,” an official for the Department of State Security (DSS) told AFP.

    “Both belonged to the NPDC (Nigerian Petroleum Development Company) and we believe this attack to be due to militants.”

    Also on Friday, a newly emerged armed group calling itself the Niger Delta […]